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File #: 54572    Version: 1 Name: 2019 Arbor Week
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/1/2019 In control: Parks Division
On agenda: 2/26/2019 Final action: 3/19/2019
Enactment date: 3/25/2019 Enactment #: RES-19-00195
Title: Proclaiming the week of April 28 through May 4, 2019 as Arbor Week in the City of Madison.
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin, David Ahrens, Allen A. Arntsen, Samba Baldeh, Shiva Bidar, Sheri Carter, Maurice S. Cheeks, Keith Furman, Barbara Harrington-McKinney, Rebecca Kemble, Steve King, Arvina Martin, Larry Palm, Matthew J. Phair, Planning Division, Marsha A. Rummel, Paul E. Skidmore, Michael J. Tierney, Michael E. Verveer, Zach Wood, Ledell Zellers

Fiscal Note

No appropriation required.

 

Title

Proclaiming the week of April 28 through May 4, 2019 as Arbor Week in the City of Madison.

 

Body

WHEAREAS, the City of Madison has been a Tree City USA for 30 years; and

 

WHEREAS, trees properly placed around a building can save up to 25% on winter heating costs; and

 

WHEREAS, trees in our neighborhoods increase property values; and

 

WHEREAS, planting trees provides an opportunity for community involvement and empowerment that improves the quality of life in our neighborhoods; and

 

WHEREAS, the continued planting and care of trees in our city shall provide the same benefits for the present and future residents of Madison.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor of the City of Madison, Wisconsin, does hereby proclaim the week of April 28 thru May 4, 2019 as ARBOR WEEK in the City of Madison, and urges residents to celebrate and plant trees this week.